Fracking Week in Parliament MPs asked ministers yesterday when the Government would make decisions on fracking at Third Energy’s KM8 well in North Yorkshire and funding for policing protests outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool
In this update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: MPs address anti-fracking rally at Ellesmere Port; Launch of protest policing report at Preston New Road; 12 protesters found guilty of obstructing the highway outside Cuadrilla’s site Visits by former Green Party and Lib […]
North Yorkshire seeks Government assurances over cost of policing fracking protests as latest data released
The Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire is seeking assurances from the Government that it will contribute to the costs of policing anti-fracking protests in the county.
The High Court has told the UK government to change some new rules for environmental court cases to protect those taking legal action.
A photo-journalist who spent about five minutes at an anti-fracking protest in Bolton is to appeal against a conviction for obstructing the highway.
Lancashire Police has said its operations at Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool will cost an extra £450,000 a month.
A campaigner against fracking has won the right to challenge the government’s decision to allow more time for shale gas drilling near his home.